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  • April 25th, 2014

    Sad News - Sonny Robbins

    Sonny Robbins passed away Thursday, April 24, 2014.   Funeral Services will be held at the Edward V. Sullivan Funeral Home, 43 Winn St., BURLINGTON (Exit 34 off Rt. 128, Woburn side) on Monday, April 28 at 11 a.m. Visiting hours will be held on Sunday from 3-6 p.m. Memorials in Sonny's name may be made to the Wounded Warrior… Read More

  • April 12th, 2014

    Work a game for Joe campaign

    Our annual "Work a game for Joe" fundraising effort will kick off the week of April 13th. This fundraising effort supports the JDF Scholarship Program.  Last year we funded three $2000 scholarships.   Scholarships are available to members of CBUANE and their families.  You can send a check or make a pledge to have your donation taken out of your OPS… Read More

  • November 15th, 2013

    Bob Panza inducted into CBL Hall of Fame

    Congratulations to Bob Panza on his induction into the Cranberry League Hall of Fame. Read More

  • October 26th, 2013

    Sad news - Al Lanni

    Al Lanni passed away early on Saturday morning, October 26. The funeral will be from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn on Thursday, October 31st at 9:00 am. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony Church, 851 Main Street, Woburn at 10. Calling hours will be on Wednesday from 3:30 to 8 p.m. Obituary for Al Lanni… Read More

  • September 15th, 2013

    Sad News - Steve Williams' father

    Our condolences go to Steve Williams and his family as his father Peter Williams passed away on Friday, September 13. Peter was a former president of the South Shore Umpires Association as well as long baseball assigner for SSUA.  The wake will be on Tuesday at Alfred Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton from 4-8 pm. The funeral will… Read More

  • August 23rd, 2013

    Bob Panza to be inducted into Cranberry Baseball League Hall of Fame

    Congratulations to Bob Panza as he was selected into the Cranberry League Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be on Friday, November 15.  The dinner will be held at the Shaw's Center in Brockton, next to Marciano Stadium.  Tickets are $50 and will go on sale September 15th.  www.cranberryleague.com Read More

  • August 11th, 2013

    Sad News - Jim Logan's father

    Our condolences go to Jim Logan and his family as his father Johnny Logan passed away on Friday, August 9. Former Milwaukee Braves great Johnny Logan dies at 86 Read More

  • August 11th, 2013

    Congratulations to Pat Burns - Cape Cod League Umpire of the Year

    Pat Burns named Curly Clement Top Umpire By: John Garner Jr. Pat Burns / photo by Ron Schloerb / Cape Cod Times 08/09/2013 3:54 PM - After working as an official for more than 35 years, Patrick "Sparky" Burns has been named the 2013 Curly Clement Award winner as top umpire in the Cape Cod Baseball League. This summer, he… Read More

  • July 26th, 2013

    Sad News - Jim McNally

    In Memoriam -- Great Friend - Brother Umpire Jim McNally, CBUANE member passed away on Thursday, July 25. Calling hours will be on Wednesday 4-8 pm. Service on Thursday morning at 10 am Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home 154 Route 6A Sandwich, MA 02563 MAP Man dies after fall from roof in Sandwich By JASON COOK jcook@capecodonline.com July 25, 2013 11:04 PM… Read More

  • June 26th, 2013

    CBUANE bag found at Lelacheur Park (Lowell) - Movie extras

    A black bag was found at  Lelacheur Park (Lowell).  Contact UMass-Lowell police at 978-934-4800. Boston Casting is seeking baseball UMPIRES to work as extras in an upcoming movie for Warner Bros.  We are looking for REAL UMPIRES who can provide their own uniforms and equipment.  This shoot will be SUNDAY, June 30th, on the South Shore.  Movie shoots can 12… Read More


The Joe Driscoll Foundation has been established in memory of longtime CBUA Member & Past President and 3-time College World Series Umpire Joe Driscoll.

In 2007,  Joe died of a massive heart attack as he was preparing to leave for his game at Tufts University.

Joe was truly a legend in college baseball umpiring. His generosity and willingness to give back to the game he loved guided us to establish The Joe Driscoll Foundation in his memory.

Each year, the Joe Driscoll Foundation awards $2000 scholarships to students who are related to a member of our association.

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